Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Boy Scout and Venturing Coming Events

Boy Scout & Venturing Events News
Boy Scouts | Venturing | Sea Scouts
Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America
November 22, 2016
$10 off for everyone attending Week 3. $15 off for week 4. 
Week 3 and Week 4 discounts, PLUS, a $20 per person matching discount any week you attend the Texas High Adventure Base: for each Scout attending our Boy Scout Summer Camps you get $20 additional discount for one high adventure participant (youth or adult).
Phone: (817) 231-8537
For major Scouting news from across the council look for the new Longhorn e-Newsletter.
Sunday, November 27th, 2-5 PM
Sunday, January 8th, 2-5 PM
Sunday, February 12th, 2 -5 PM
Sunday, March 12th, 2-5 PM
To apply for a summer camp or High Adventure staff position, complete a camp staff application and mail to the Longhorn Council, then interview with a camp director. Fax resumes and applications to: 817-231-8600. For more information contact the Longhorn Council office: 817-231-8537, camping@longhorn.org.
See us at the Council Camporee!
Scouts & Venturers are invited to join our living history staff and Crew 1872 for a week as a 4th Cavalry trooper on the Texas frontier. Fire carbines, cannons, and gatling guns in battle reenactments of the 1870's Red River War and the Civil War (1861-65). Our quartermaster fixes mountains of food! (read more)
Crew 1872 preparing for a battle reenactment at Gettysburg, in July 2013.  US Cavalry troopers in a skirmish.
Crew 1872 and our Chisholm Trail Adventure US Cavalry living history staff attended the huge 150th anniversary Gettysburg reenactment in July this summer.  (see photos)
Each December the lake at Camp Tahuaya is stocked with over 2,000 Rainbow Trout from Missouri. For 2017 we are doubling the size of Camp Tahuaya's annual end of December trout stocking. Participants can catch up to 6 Trout per person. No limit on Smallmouth Bass and Bluegill. (read more)
The new facility offers programs for Boy Scout Troops & families including overnight lock-ins, birthday parties, meeting rooms, Climbing Towers, Pool rentals,swim tests, a Starship Bridge & space flight simulators, and reptile shows.
Winter Outdoor Skills Competition!
Saturday, February 18, 2017.
This is a traditional Scouting Winter Camping and Outdoor Skills competition.  Each patrol/crew must build and bring a wheeled Klondike sled or a wheeled miniature Conestoga or Prairie Schooner Wagon with their trademark canvas bonnets!  Participants can serve as the draft animal of their choice: dogs, horses, oxen, or mules - depending on the vehicle they bring!  Patrols/teams will load the wagons/sleds with their personal and patrol equipment and pull them through the competition course using a map and compass to find each station.  Competition Stations will be named after famous Gold Rush towns.  Patrols/teams will receive "gold" nuggets for their score at each station.. (read more)
Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America, 850 Cannon Drive, Hurst, TX 76054

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